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Landing Craft Infantry - Large

LCI(L) 263


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Laid down: 01 Nov 1942

Launched: 22 Dec 1942

Transferred to RCN: 29 Jan 1944

Paid off: 02 Sep 1944

Fate: Unknown


LCI(L) 263 was built in the USA and transferred to the RN on completion. She was transferred to the RCN on 29 Jan 1944. Paid off on 02Sep 1944, she was returned to the RN and then later to the USN on 14 Mar 1946.


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Commanding Officers

Lt John Bertrand Brunswick Shaw, RCNVR (was CO on 06 Jun 1944 for D-Day Landings)


     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


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Screen capture of LCI(L) 263 from a film

Courtesy of Mathieu Masson